As gambling becomes more readily available, casino operators are trying many new techniques to attract bettors. Simplifying and speeding up gambling is a focus for JCM Global. The slot machine distributor recently added MicroTouch's ClearTek II touch sensors from 3M Touch Systems Inc. to its offerings. JCM will also help casino operators promote specials using interactive LCD displays that use 3M's MicroTouch DST touch system. Display sizes range from 32 to 46 inches.
Festo's BionicKangaroo combines pneumatic and electrical drive technology, plus very precise controls and condition monitoring. Like a real kangaroo, the BionicKangaroo robot harvests the kinetic energy of each takeoff and immediately uses it to power the next jump.
Design News and Digi-Key presents: Creating & Testing Your First RTOS Application Using MQX, a crash course that will look at defining a project, selecting a target processor, blocking code, defining tasks, completing code, and debugging.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.